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Meet House Speaker Dennis Hastert on August 16th, 2004

Meet House Speaker Dennis "Denny" Hastert, Republican of Illinois!
He'll be at the Barnes & Noble at Tanasbourne Town Centre, 18300 NW Evergreen Parkway on August 16th. He will be signing his book from noon 'til 2 p.m. and he would just LOVE to meet YOU!
The Billionaires for Bush are pleased to offer an invitation to all its Portland-area members and other interested persons to this once in a lifetime opportunity.

Mr. Hastert, known for being one of only two people to receive an advance copy of "Patriot Act II" -- the other was Dick Cheney -- will be signing copies of his autobiography. Hear about his exploits in blocking the Clinton health plan. Ask him about uninsured constituents in his own district.

Feel free to use Newt Gingrich's "Word List" -- after all, Denny is Newt's replacement.


Optimistic Positive Governing Words
Use the list below to help define your campaign and your vision of public service. These words can help give extra power to your message. In addition, these words help develop the positive side of the contrast you should create with your opponent, giving your community something to vote for!

* active(ly)
* activist
* building
* candid(ly)
* care(ing)
* challenge
* change
* children
* choice/choose
* citizen
* commitment
* common sense
* compete
* confident
* conflict
* control
* courage
* crusade
* debate
* dream
* duty
* eliminate good-time in prison
* empower(ment)
* fair
* family
* freedom
* hard work
* help
* humane
* incentive
* initiative
* lead
* learn
* legacy
* liberty
* light
* listen
* mobilize
* moral
* movement
* opportunity
* passionate
* peace
* pioneer
* precious
* premise
* preserve
* principle(d)
* pristine
* pro- (issue): flag, children, environment, reform
* prosperity
* protect
* proud/pride
* provide
* reform
* rights
* share
* strength
* success
* tough
* truth
* unique
* vision
* we/us/our

Contrasting Words
Often we search hard for words to define our opponents. Sometimes we are hesitant to use contrast. Remember that creating a difference helps you. These are powerful words that can create a clear and easily understood contrast. Apply these to the opponent, their record, proposals and their party.

* abuse of power
* anti- (issue): flag, family, child, jobs
* betray
* bizarre
* bosses
* bureaucracy
* cheat
* coercion
* "compassion" is not enough
* collapse(ing)
* consequences
* corrupt
* corruption
* criminal rights
* crisis
* cynicism
* decay
* deeper
* destroy
* destructive
* devour
* disgrace
* endanger
* excuses
* failure (fail)
* greed
* hypocrisy
* ideological
* impose
* incompetent
* insecure
* insensitive
* intolerant
* liberal
* lie
* limit(s)
* machine
* mandate(s)
* obsolete
* pathetic
* patronage
* permissive attitude
* pessimistic
* punish (poor ...)
* radical
* red tape
* self-serving
* selfish
* sensationalists
* shallow
* shame
* sick
* spend(ing)
* stagnation
* status quo
* steal
* taxes
* they/them
* threaten
* traitors
* unionized
* urgent (cy)
* waste
* welfare

For more on Denny, see  http://www.deal-with-it.org/spades/hastert.htm